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Find Missing Number

A little problem (inspired by CodeChef) for the coffee break. A friend give you an array of size n-1 integers and these int...

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Sum of diagonal of a square matrix

If x = [1 2 4; 3 4 5; 5 6 7] then y should be the sum of the diagonals of the matrix y = 1 + 4 + 7 = 12

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Sorted highest to lowest?

Return 1 if the input is sorted from highest to lowest, 0 if not. Example: 1:7 -> 0 [7 5 2] -> 1

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Factorize THIS, buddy

List the prime factors for the input number, in decreasing order. List each factor only once, even if the factorization includes...

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Solve the Sudoku Row

*Description* A simple yet tedious task occurs near the end of most Sudoku-solving algorithms, computerized or manual. The ta...

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Find the sum of the elements in the "second" diagonal

Find the sum of the elements in the diagonal that starts at the top-right corner and ends at the bottom-left corner.

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Bullseye Matrix

Given n (always odd), return output a that has concentric rings of the numbers 1 through (n+1)/2 around the center point. Exampl...

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Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero

This example comes from Steve Eddins' blog: <http://blogs.mathworks.com/steve/2009/05/27/learning-lessons-from-a-one-liner/ Lear...

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Target sorting

Sort the given list of numbers |a| according to how far away each element is from the target value |t|. The result should return...

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Which values occur exactly three times?

Return a list of all values (sorted smallest to largest) that appear exactly three times in the input vector x. So if x = [1 2...

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The Goldbach Conjecture

The <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldbach's_conjecture Goldbach conjecture> asserts that every even integer greater than 2 can ...

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Roll the Dice!

*Description* Return two random integers between 1 and 6, inclusive, to simulate rolling 2 dice. *Example* [x1,x2] =...

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Who knows the last digit of pi?

There is only one man who knows the last digit of pi, who is that man? Give the name of that man, who, by popular believe, can ...

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Number of Horns on a unicorn!

Calculate the number of horns on a *unicorn*! And I'm talking about a unicorn with not more than one horn on it!

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Check if number exists in vector

Return 1 if number _a_ exists in vector _b_ otherwise return 0. a = 3; b = [1,2,4]; Returns 0. a = 3; b = [1,...

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Multielement indexing of a row array

The row array birthRateChina stores the China birth rate (per 1000 people) for years 2000 to 2012. Write a statement that create...

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Lightning strike distance: Writing a function

Write a function named LightningDistance that outputs "distance" given input "seconds". Seconds is the time from seeing lightnin...

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Back to basics 11 - Max Integer

Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Return the largest positive integer MATLAB can handle.

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Return the first and last character of a string

Return the first and last character of a string, concatenated together. If there is only one character in the string, the functi...

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surface of a spherical planet

you just discovered its circumference, that is the input.

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Back to basics 6 - Column Vector

Covering some basic topics I haven't seen elsewhere on Cody. Given an input vector, output true or false whether it is a colu...

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Make one big string out of two smaller strings

If you have two small strings, like 'a' and 'b', return them put together like 'ab'. 'a' and 'b' => 'ab' For extra ...

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Pizza value using expression with parentheses

Pizza prices are typically listed by diameter, rather than the more relevant feature of area. Compute a pizza's value (cost per ...

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Create a row array using double colon operator

Create a row array from 9 to 1, using the double colon operator.

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Fahrenheit to Celsius using multiple statements

Given a Fahrenheit value F, convert to a Celsius value C. While the equation is C = 5/9 * (F - 32), as an exercise use two state...

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Swap the input arguments

Write a two-input, two-output function that swaps its two input arguments. For example: [q,r] = swap(5,10) returns q = ...

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Circle area using pi

Given a circle's radius, compute the circle's area. Use the built-in mathematical constant pi.

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